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life support

n.
A life-support system: a patient on life support.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.life support - equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditionslife support - equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions; "the astronauts relied on their life-support systems"
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
2.life support - medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive; "the patient is on life support"
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
Translations

life support

n (Med) → lebenserhaltende Apparate pl; she’s on life supportsie wird künstlich am Leben erhalten
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Charlie, who was days away from his first birthday, had been on life support after being diagnosed with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome.
Ambulance staff took over his care and carried out advanced life support, but sadly, despite all efforts, it wasn't possible to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.
British authorities issued a court ruling stating that the 11-month-old could be taken off life support last week.
A PENSIONER has asked a judge to give doctors permission to take her gravely ill middle-aged daughter off life support.
10871 Basic Life Support Training in Schools Act also known as 'Samboy Lim Law' which he authored during his term as Pampanga congressman will be strictly implemented in school year 2017-2018 .
PESHAWAR -- Basic Life Support Course was arranged today on 22nd July 2016 for New House Officers of the Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, who are supposed to start their House job from 1st August 2016.
the opinion that continuing life support would not provide any medical
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